Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that brought the party to power in Iraq. Wikipedia*

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Saddam Hussein has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Broadcast. The year with the most videos was 2003 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 648 views per program. Most appearances with Rizgar Mohammed Amin (3). Most common tags: Hussein, Saddam, Iraq, Iraq War (03/19/03-05/01/03.

Appearances by Title:c. September 25, 1990 - Present President, Iraq Videos: 16

Recent Appearances

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein was back in a Baghdad courtroom for the first time since starting a hunger strike earlier in the month. His attorneys…

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    A portion of the day’s trial of Saddam Hussein and seven co-defendants for crimes against humanity was shown. This was the last…

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    A portion of the day’s trial of Saddam Hussein was shown. Saddam Hussein was the only witness at his trial that day in a…

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein testified in his defense. In his testimony he called on Iraqi’s to join together to defeat the U.S.-led…

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